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Encyclopedia > Engels, Russia

Engels (Russian: Энгельс) is a city in the Saratov Oblast in Russia. It is a port on the Volga River, located across from Saratov and connected to it with a bridge (since 1965), at 51°29′ N 46°07′ E (http://kvaleberg.com/extensions/mapsources/index.php?params=51_29_N_46_07_E_). Population: 22,000 (1897); 91,000 (1959); 130,000 (1970); 163,000 (1977); 187,400 (1996). Categories: Russia geography stubs | Oblasts of Russia ... Seaport, a painting by Claude Lorrain, 1638 A port is a facility at the edge of an ocean, river, or lake for receiving ships and transferring cargo and persons to them. ... Волга Length 3,690 km Elevation of the source 225 m Average discharge 8,000 m³/ s Area watershed 1. ... Saratov (Сара́тов) is a major city in southern European Russia. ... 1965 was a common year starting on Friday (the link is to a full 1965 calendar). ... 1897 was a common year starting on Friday (see link for calendar). ... 1959 was a common year starting on Thursday (link will take you to calendar). ... 1970 was a common year starting on Thursday. ... 1977 was a common year starting on Saturday (the link is to a full 1977 calendar). ... 1996 is a leap year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International Year for the Eradication of Poverty. ...

Before being named after Friedrich Engels, it was known as Pokrovsk between 1914 and 1931, when it became the capital of the Volga German Autonomous Soviet Socialist Republic, now a part of the Saratov Oblast. Friedrich Engels Friedrich Engels (November 28, 1820–August 5, 1895) was a 19th-century German political philosopher. ... 1914 is a common year starting on Thursday. ... 1931 is a common year starting on Thursday. ... 1937 flag of the Volga German ASSR The Volga German Autonomous Soviet Socialist Republic (German: Autonome Sozialistische Sowjet-Republik der Wolga-Deutschen, Russian: Автономная Советская Социалистическая Республика Немцев Поволжья) was an autonomy established in the Soviet Union, with its capital at the Volga port of Engels (until 1931 known as... Categories: Russia geography stubs | Oblasts of Russia ...

It was founded by Ukrainian settlers, and was settled by Germans during the reign of Catherine the Great; it is now a major center of Volga German culture. It is home to a large chemical fibre complex. H.I.M. Ekaterina II Aleksejevna the Great, Empress and Autocrat of all the Russias Catherine II (Екатерина II Алексеевна: Yekaterína II Alekséyevna, April 21, 1729 - November 6, 1796), born Sophie Augusta Fredericka, known as Catherine the Great, reigned as empress of Russia from June 28, 1762, to her death... Volga German pioneer family comemorative statue in Victoria, Kansas, USA. The Volga Germans are ethnic Germans living near the Volga River and the Black Sea, maintaining German culture, German language, German traditions and religions: Evangelical Lutherans or Roman Catholic. ...

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